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Add 2/12 and 8/5

1st number: 2/12, 2nd number: 1 3/5

2/12 + 8/5 is 53/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 5 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    2/12 = 2 × 5/12 × 5 = 10/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    8/5 = 8 × 12/5 × 12 = 96/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/60 + 96/60 = 10 + 96/60 = 106/60
  5. 106/60 simplified gives 53/30
  6. So, 2/12 + 8/5 = 53/30
    In mixed form: 123/30

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